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scientific name    Pityobius anguinus    

habitat
Boreal forest.

seasonality
Adults have been collected between mid July and early August.

identification
A large, uniformly dark brown species. The antennae have 12 articles; they are bipectinate in the males and unmodified in females. The frons protrudes anteriorly with a large triangular depression posterad the anterior margin. The pronotum bears a longitudinal groove along the midline and a pair of circular depressions anteriorly. The 1st to 4th tarsal articles bear ventral membranous lobes. Length 27-32 mm.

life history
Larvae live in decaying pine wood.

conservation
Rarely collected in Alberta.

range
Barrhead area. In North America, recorded from Alberta to Nova Scotia, south to Florida.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=5376



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